The National Housing Federation (NHF) predicts that by 2045 around 2.3 million older people could be living in homes that don’t meet their needs unless the housing sector is given the tools and policy landscape they need to provide a solution.
Communities impacted in England by recent flooding will benefit from thousands of pounds of UK Government funding and the Welsh Government is combatting flood risk with a £4.6m programme for rural catchments.
The UK Government has appointed an independent Older People’s Housing Taskforce to look at options for the provision of greater choice, quality and security of housing in England and has opened a call for evidence to provide recommendations to shape the future.
The Housing Loss Prevention Advice Service (HLPAS) comes into effect on 1 August 2023 to give free legal advice, and representation in court, regardless of financial circumstances for anyone at risk of losing their home.
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The UK Government, in acknowledging customers who do not have a direct relationship with a domestic electricity supplier, has announced £400 support with an online application for eligible households to be open in January 2023.
Propertymark CEO, Nathan Emerson and Non-Executive Chair, Nicky Heathcote led a delegation to Ready Set Grow 22, the Realtor Experience staged by the National Association of Realtors in Orlando, Florida.
Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Jacob Rees-Mogg MP, has introduced a new scheme that will see energy prices for non-domestic customers in Great Britain and Northern Ireland cut, which is equivalent and in addition to the Energy Price Guarantee for households.
Landlords across the UK will be able to apply for 75 per cent of the cost of charging points up to £350 where they own parking areas but must be VAT registered or registered at Companies House to be eligible.
Propertymark has enhanced FAQs on the Homes for Ukraine scheme in response to enquiries about accommodating refugees to assist lettings agents advise their landlords and tenants.
On 14 March 2022, the UK Government announced that UK individuals, charities, community groups and businesses can record their interest in supporting Ukrainians fleeing the war through the UK Government’s new Homes for Ukraine scheme.
The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) has published updates to their guidance for people across the UK, who intend to offer accommodation to those fleeing war in Ukraine.
Propertymark is amongst several property organisations supporting cross-sector fundraising to provide humanitarian relief to Ukraine.
Beleaguered landlords are increasingly looking to sell up and exit the market but may be unaware of the extensive help and support available to them.
Supporting International Women’s Day (IWD) Propertymark celebrates female leadership inside the professional body and key figures who represent the profession.
In the 2022/2023 tax year there will be an additional charge with revenue raised going directly to support the NHS and equivalent bodies across the UK.